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January 25, 2013

Researchers have found more evidence that inflammation during early pregnancy increases autism risk. The new study found high autism rates among children born to mothers with elevated levels of C-reactive protein (CRP). High CRP is an established marker of body-wide inflammation.

Latest Funding Supports Advances in Environmental Science and Innovative Small Business Projects as well as Basic & Clinical Research

Autism Speaks today announced the award of $4.8 million in funding for 14 new research projects. To date, Autism Speaks has committed m

January 07, 2013

New York, N.Y. (January 7, 2013) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the award of $4.8 million in funding for 14 new research projects. To date, Autism Speaks has committed more than $195 million for research projects that advance understanding of the causes, prevention treatment and cure of autism spectrum disorders (ASD).